I have been sitting here over the last couple of days, excitedly watching the news as the amounts of snow forecast for the next day or so goes up and up and up ..... 30 inches was the lastest figure on the news last night ........ and I have just checked out the met office website to see how much I will be getting and guess what ...... not a single flake is forecast for where I live! There is snow a few miles either side but for some reason, it won't be falling on me. I am so disappointed!! I love the snow. I miss the winters when I was a child when you could be guaranteed some decent sledging weather each winter and at least a day or two off school because the teachers couldn't get there because of the snow.
All my friends think I'm mad. Some moan that it costs them too much money because they have their own businesses and when it snows, people don't go out so business is slow and some complain it's inconvenient because traffic stops and roads come to a standstill and I appreciate their problems but I can't help it. I still love it when it snows. Everything is so quiet when it snows. It's eerily still and there is this amazing quality to the light and ..... there is nothing quite so fabulous as plonking a footprint in a drift of newly fallen snow :-)